A Russian hacker, he stole over a $100 million from the Russians six years ago. The Russians sent a team of FSB agents to kill him so he hired Root to kill them instead, which she successfully did. He escaped to Latvia and years later came to New York and set up his identity theft business under the guise of an electronics recycling center. While being chased by Samaritan operatives Root broke into his place of operations and had the Samaritan agents gunned down by Bela's security. She then asked him for a new identity, but he betrayed her and handed her over to Zachary. However Zachary double-crossed Bela and killed him along with his men.
A member of Bela Durchenko's security team, he gunned down the Samaritan operatives Root lured into Bela's hideout. He then questioned Root and was soon joined by Bela. He was killed along with Bela and his men by Zachary and his team.